Sharing the internet connection of Nextbit Robin in wifi is a very handy feature on the Nextbit Robin. In truth, putting the Nextbit Robin in modem mode can help you to share the connection of the cellphone with your entourage or with your different devices. So, in case you do not have a suitable Wifi access where you are, we will observe in this post the method to convert the Nextbit Robin into a wifi hotspot. We will first see the method to enable and configure connection sharing. We will see in a second section what is the connection sharing and what it signifies for the Nextbit Robin.
The method to share the Nextbit Robin connection
To turn your Nextbit Robin into a Wi-Fi hotspot, it’s very straightforward. In truth, it is actually simply necessary to perform two steps. The first is to enable connection sharing and the second is to configure the network. All you must do is stick to the two steps below.
Enable Internet Connection Sharing on Nextbit Robin
To share your Nextbit Robin internet connection, you will first need to enable connection sharing. To get this done, go to the Nextbit Robin Settings menu . When you’re there, you must go to Wireless and Networks , and after that find the Internet Connection Sharing tab. You will then have 3 choices available to you:
- Sharing the Wi-Fi connection: for connecting wireless devices
- USB sharing: when ever the Nextbit Robin is connected to a personal pc
- Share by using phone bluetooth
When you have made your choice, you just have to check to activate the sharing of the Nextbit Robin connection. When it is active, you should see a tiny icon show up in the notifications bar.
Set up Wifi connection sharing on Nextbit Robin
Now that you’ve set your Nextbit Robin in modem mode, you’ll need to set up the network so other devices may connect. Only those who have chosen Wi-Fi sharing are affected by the setup. To configure, click Through Wifi under Internet Connection Sharing. If you are there, go to Configure the Wi-Fi hotspot. When you are on this page, you may change the password to connect to the Nextbit Robin network. So, enter the security password which you have chosen and confirm. Finally, you may also change the network name in case you wish.
Connect to the Nextbit Robin network
Now that the network is configured, you may connect to it with other devices. To get this done, you simply need to bring your system and look for the Nextbit Robin network among the available WIFI networks. When you have found it, you can log in using the password that you configured. And there you have a good internet connection!
What is Connection Sharing on a Nextbit Robin
To make it basic, sharing a connection means sharing the 3G or 4G connection of the Nextbit Robin with other devices. So it’s ideal when ever you don’t have a WiFi connection but you have 3G or 4G network on your Nextbit Robin. This permits you to have a good connection almost everywhere. Warning: Note that Nextbit Robin’s connection share uses mobile data. This implies that the internet usage you are using is deducted from your mobile plan. Thus, it’s possible to configure a limit on the consumption of mobile data. Thus, after a specific limit, the Nextbit Robin hotspot wifi turn off.